West Caldwell High School

  • West Caldwell High School serves 897 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

West Caldwell High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • West Caldwell High School's student population of 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students897 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Caldwell High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Caldwell High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1973 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Caldwell High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Caldwell High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
9%
26%
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White
70%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Caldwell High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.48n/a
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Caldwell High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaldwell County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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